Meet the Winners of the 3rd Annual Global Folklorist Challenge

The winners in the 3rd annual Global Folklorist Challenge were announced this week and they are an impressive bunch. If you don’t know, the Folklorist Challenge, sponsored by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, asks students to identify a form of folklore in their community and document it by interviewing a tradition bearer […]

Announcing our Folklorist Challenge Winners

The winners of the 2nd annual Folklorist Challenge, co-sponsored by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and ePals, were announced last week. To enter the Folklorist Challenge, kids interview someone in their community who holds some sort of knowledge or wisdom or skill that should be passed down from generation to generation and […]

Enter the Folklorist Challenge

Cricket Media and the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage are pleased to cosponsor the 2nd Annual Global Folklorist Challenge. This contest, aimed at kids from 8 to 18, is designed to connect kids with the local tradition bearers in in their communities, giving the tradition bearers an outlet to tell their own personal […]